Polar F6 Heart Rate Monitor Review
Polar F6 this model is truly sophisticated and advanced in its features. It consists of a transmitter which is attached to the chest and receiver which is generally put on wrist like any other heart rate monitor machine. But Polar F6 has a coded transmission that prevents any crosslink with other HRM gadget transmission.
It is a one of the most authentic, wireless heart rate monitors in recent times and has become popular among athletes, sports persons, and even fitness experts. It consists of large digital display, and also has a backlight feature.
This gadget has a unique data recall feature where you can access data from your last 12 workout sessions, and hence can monitor and compare the amount of fat burnt, calories burnt, and also the average heart rate for the last two weeks. This data helps you to set your fitness goals and also motivate you to perform better.
Some important scoring points of Polar F6:
- You can set upper and lower limits for your heart rate and so whenever you are out of the zone you can be warned by alarm.
- It also has a calorie count mechanism where you can monitor your calorie expenditure and percentage of fat burning calories through the Polar own cal technology.
- This upmarket device by polar has web link feature and you can download the interface from the website.
- This gadget is water resistant and is available in various colors.
- This gadget comes with a very comfortable chest strap which is well ventilated and the receiver is basically wireless device and can be placed on your wrist or mounted on your bike with a lot of ease.
Some negative aspects of Polar F6:
- One important drawback with this gadget is it needs battery replacements annually and can be done at reputed centres only. The local stores are not much of a help as these don’t know the nuances of changing the battery on this device, hence you have to take it to a reputed service centre.
- Another disability faced by polar F6 is that it does not have GPS system. Today when all the gadgets are equipped with global positioning system, this gadget seems to have been left behind. Hence a biker will have to carry separate GPS device when using Polar F6.
The Polar F6 heart rate monitor is the perfect device when it comes to features and one of the most unique features is its pricing, which is very inexpensive and lures athletes and fitness enthusiasts to buy this device. Overall it’s surely the perfect gift for your son or husband this Christmas if they are even slightly inclined toward fitness.